Tábata  Santelices

Tábata Santelices



  • Intellectual Property

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Her practice is focused mainly on licensing, technology law, intellectual property handling and litigation, specializing in prosecution, transaction and litigation of patents, utility models, industrial designs, drawings, plant varieties, trademarks and domain names.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2010).


  • Law, Universidad Diego Portales (graduated with distinction).
  • LL.M., Universidad de Chile (candidate).
  • LL.M., London School of Economics and Political Science (candidate).
Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Professor of Industrial Property Law, Universidad Diego Portales (since 2016).
  • Member of the Chilean Intellectual Property Association (ACHIPI).
  • Assistant Professor of the Legal Aid Clinic Department, the International Law Department, the History of the Law Department and the Civil Procedures Department, Universidad Diego Portales (2004-2010).
  • Coach for the team of Universidad Diego Portales in the International Law Moot Court Competition, Santiago (2008–2010).
  • Participant of the International Law Moot Court Competition, Santiago (2010).


Learning to Lead (Aprendiendo a Liderar)

The objective of the "Learning to Lead" program is to support young female lawyers to promote the development of their professional career and aquire/enhance leadership skills, both professionally and personally. The program is part of the Women in the Profession (WIP) project of the Cyrus R. Vance...

Legal Microsite COVID-19

Aware of the great challenges that our clients, are and will continue to face, in Chile and in the world, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have prepared a microsite that aims to answer what we believe are currently the main legal questions. The answers contained in this microsite are, by nature,...

Pro Bono

Pro bono work is essential in Carey's legal practice. We believe that our lawyers may make a possitive impact in society, collaborating in socially important cases where free legal support is required. This microsite summarizes our pro bono work and our commitment to public service.


New Temporary Measures Implemented by the National Institute of Industrial Property (CLPTO) due to National Pandemic Contingency for COVID-19
Carey, May 2020

On April 30, 2020, the CLPTO announced the temporary application of new measures issued in relation to deadlines, procedures and legal requirements in administrative and contentious processes, with the aim of facilitating the compliance of legal obligations by applicants and users. Previously, the CLPTO had granted ex officio, through the Exempt Resolution No...